Lately, I’ve been reading everything I can get my hands on about the craft of writing picture books in the hopes of becoming a picture book scholar! There is so much information available to new authors. While I have to thank those that take the time to share their experiences with newbies, like me, it … Continue reading Becoming a Picture Book Scholar
Rooster Wore Skinny JeansAuthor: Jessie MillerIllustrator: Barbara BakosISBN: 9781848863132 Publisher: Maverick Arts (2018) Age Range: 4-9 Grade Level: Preschool - 3 Amazon Synopsis Rooster is so excited when his new skinny jeans arrive: the sparkling stitching, a striking gold hue, and the indigo denim, a dazzling blue! But what will the other animals think of … Continue reading Picture Book Review: “Rooster Wore Skinny Jeans”
FALL BALLAuthor: Peter McCartyIllustrator: Peter McCartyISBN: 9780805092530Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, LLCAge Range: 4-8Grade Level: Preschool - 3 Amazon Synopsis In "Fall Ball" Bobby and his friends wait all day for school to end and for their chance to play outdoors in the fall weather. Flying leaves, swirling colors, and crisp air make the perfect … Continue reading Picture Book Review: Fall Ball
LILY'S CAT MASKAuthor: Julie FortenberryIllustrator: Julie FortenberryISBN: 9780425287996Publisher: Viking Books for Young ReadersAge Range: 4-6 yearsGrade Level: Preschool - 1Amazon Synopsis: Armed with a vivid imagination and her trusty cat mask, Lily can take on anything--even a new school...But when her teacher tells her no masks allowed in class, Lily worries, can she make friends … Continue reading Picture Book Review: Lily’s Cat Mask
Meeow and the Blue TableAuthor: Sebastien BraunISBN: 9781907152153Publisher: Boxer BooksAge Range: 2-4Grade Level: PreschoolAmazon Synopsis: Meeow, the irresistibly clever cat created by bestselling author-illustrator Sebastien Braun, is back and ready to play! Like every young child, Meeow loves to make things. So what will he do with a blue table, a red blanket, and lots … Continue reading Picture Book Review: “Meeow and the Blue Table”
We Forgot Brock!Author: Carter GoodrichISBN: 978-1442480902 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (August 25, 2015)Age Range: 4 - 8 yearsGrade Level: Preschool - 3 Amazon Synopsis The importance of imaginary friends is very real in We Forgot Brock! a picture book adventure from the author of Say Hello to Zorro! and lead character designer … Continue reading Picture Book Review – We Forgot Brock!
I'm Going to Give You a Bear Hug!Author: Caroline B. CooneyIllustrator: Tim WarnesISBN: 9780310754732Publisher: Zonderkidz; 1st Edition edition (December 27, 2016) Age Range: 4 - 8 yearsGrade Level: Preschool - 3Amazon Synopsis : I’m Going to Give You a Bear Hug!, written by bestselling author Caroline B. Cooney, is a playful and comforting bedtime book … Continue reading Picture Book Review – I’m Going to Give You a Bear Hug!